Mar 11, 2011 7:30pm PST
captioning by vitac, underwritten by fireman's fund >>> as japan continues after the earthquake strong waves are felt on the west coast. >> the elected officials find themselves bogged down. >> belva: governor brown is holding last-minute budget negotiations with republicans after missing his self imposed deadline for a special election. california's 2010 census data reveals which communities and ethnic populations are gaining ground throughout the state. and the police corruption scandal in san francisco widens with more than 50 criminal cases dropped by d.a. george gascone, coming up next. good evening. welcome to this week in northern california. joining me tonight on our news panel are, rachel gordon, city hall reporter with the "san francisco chronicle." scott shafer, host of the california report on kqed public radio 88.5 fm. and josh richman, legal and political affairs reporter for the oakland tribune. and tom vacar, consumer editor for ktvu news. tom, you were at the uss -- >> usgs today. >> belva: what did you find out there and what is the latest they could tell you?
Mar 18, 2011 7:30pm PDT
requirements to report patient infection rates? and with concerns about the impact here of japan's nuclear drift, a climate watch conversation with mary nichols, chairman of the air resources board. coming up next. >>> good evening. i i'm belva davis. >> joining me are sarah varney health reporter with 88.5 fm and bob egelko, legal reporter with the "san francisco chronicle." and josh richman, legal and political affairs reporter for the "oakland tribune." . josh, what's going on at the republican convention? it's gotten started. any fireworks yet? >> fireworks right off the bat. this is a convention where the state gop has a lot to unpack. this is their first gathering since november, when there was a democratic sweep of all the state-wide offices. coming in to this convention this week they have had a republican poll, a poll put out yesterday saying latinos, proving to be more of a swing vote in the state more than ever before and census figures grow don't trust the republican party very much. and are not inclined to think in terms of what the republican party thinks of as core conservat